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Wise for Salvation

It’s a formula. May not look like it at first glance, but it is. We might not like to think that formulas should have a part in the Christian life, but sometimes they do. And, as Paul get’s ready to … Continue reading

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We Are the Circumcision

The measure of a king in the Old Testament was who they worshiped. The measure of a saint in the New Testament is how they worship. That’s what I’m picking up from what’s being laid down in my readings this … Continue reading

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We Were, We Are, We Rejoice

Not gonna lie . . . something about working your way through the book of Romans that can’t help but generate some joy. Paul’s precept-upon-precept treatise on “the power of God for salvation” (1:16) builds wonder and worship as it … Continue reading

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Me, Me, Me

I get it when we say, “It’s not about me” . . . until it is. David did too. After Nathan the prophet had confronted David exposing his adultery with Bathsheba and his murderous duplicity with her husband, when David’s … Continue reading

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The Company We’ll Keep

Spend some time thinking about them, even just a bit, and you can’t help but getting frustrated. Their insincerity, their duplicity, their hypocrisy . . . it’s enough to drive you nuts! The chief priests and elders came to Jesus … Continue reading

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A Couple of Great Questions

I like to think that they were sincere. But, honestly, they were sincerely bad. They each came from their own place to be with Job in order to be his comforter. But instead of bringing solace, they only added to … Continue reading

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The Heavens Remain Intact

The holy city had become a wilderness, Jerusalem but a desolation. The once holy and beautiful house of praise had been burned by fire. The pleasant places were in ruins (Isa. 64:10-11). And so the cry went up. Oh that … Continue reading

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